15 Anti-Corruption Dept. executives questioned under Zakharchenko case
The Investigation Committee identifies possible accomplices among co-workers of the Colonel, who allegedly received bribes on an especially large scale.
The work of the Department T of the MIA Main Directorate is suspended because of the many interrogations of the department heads. According to Life, more than 15 people from the Economic Safety and Counteracting Corruption Department have been brought to question. Among them is the Colonel Aleksandr Tishchenko, the Acting Head of the Department, who for a month served as the Department Head during General Kurnosenko's work trip. Tishchenko told the investigation that he had never met Zakharchenko as they had worked in different departments.
A source informed that the department heads and their deputies testify on Zakharchenko case daily. The Investigation Committee official determines possible accomplices among Colonel's co-workers.
Dmitry Zakharchenko, the Acting Head of the Department T of the MIA Main Directorate for Economic Safety and Counteracting Corruption was arrested on September 9 on suspicion of bribe-taking. In his sister's apartment law enforcement officers found 120 million dollars and 2 million euros. Later in his father's foreign bank accounts another 300 million euros were found. The investigation believes the money found at the sister's apartment might be associated with the theft of 26 billion rubles from Nota-Bank. The accused pleaded not guilty.
Tougher terms of the competition are directly related to the desire of construction company Design and Construction Agency Zhilstroy affiliated with the former Head of Rosstroy, banker Vladimir Kogan, to participate in it.
An investigation into the criminal case against former Military Commandant of Chechnya Leonid Krivonos and Deputy Chief of Staff of the North Caucasus Regional Command of the MIA Internal Troops Andrey Golovatsky has been completed.
On the eve, on May 27 at about 19 pm in the Primorsky region near the village of Krasny Yar, located in the Pozharsky district, an emergency landing due to engine failure was made by an Mi-8 helicopter belonging to Dalnerechensk Avia LLC.
The T Department of the General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption of the Russian MIA has been investigating oligarch Aleksandr Shchyukin since 2015. Shchyukin was suspected of transferring money abroad. Dmitry Zakharchenko used to be its Head. However, nothing could be done about Shchyukin’s case despite abundance of evidence proving his guilt until Shchyukin was arrested.